Land Use

Obama's Agenda for Rural America

From the new website: "Rural communities face numerous challenges but also economic opportunities unlike anything we have witnessed in modern history. President Obama and

Sierra Conservation Groups Push for Land Swap to Preserve Whitney Portal Property

As the January 21 deadline for comments on the 'Whitney Portal Preserve' development proposal approaches, local conservationists and regional organizations are stepping up their efforts

Clover Valley Updates from Marilyn Jasper, President

Marilyn Jasper of the Clover Valley Foundation sends this update and announcement: Governor’s Award: We are very pleased to announce that our almost decade-long battle to

Sierra Speakers Series on iTunesU

Sierra College has posted podcasts of speakers from the Interdisciplinary 6 course "The Sierra Nevada," which examines the breathtaking mountain range that the famous naturalist

Mule Powered Farming for Small Farm Progress Days

To celebrate Small Farm Progress Days going on right now in the northern Sierra, we bring you the story of a Sierra farmer who saves

Producer's Journal: Salmon are back again in the Yuba River, but how many will return?

I spent a few hours in a raft yesterday with a smile on my face, put there by a fish. It was a big smile

Northern Sierra Partnership Launched with $25M in private funding

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today joined with environmentalists, business leaders and government officials to announce the launch of a public-private partnership between the State of California

Producer's Journal: Words of Wisdom from Sierra Solutions 2008

Today in opening comments at the Sierra Solutions conference, the founding president of the Sierra Business Council, Lucy Blake, spoke with pride about the evolution

Developers No Longer Own Mountainside

SUSANVILLE - A 6,700- acre mountainside planned for a four-season resort in Lassen County has a new owner. A limited liability company seized control of the

Lake Tahoe Basin: Forest Service Invites Public to Plan Revision Workshop

The Forest Service invites the public to help plan the future of National Forest System lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin. The agency will host

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